Annual 'Meal that Heals' event to benefit North Coast Health Ministry

The Meal that Heals, a dining benefit for North Coast Health Ministry, the West Side’s free clinic for the low-income uninsured, will be held on Monday, July 9, at Players on Madison in Lakewood from 5 to 9 p.m. NCHM provides care to the low-income uninsured in western Greater Cleveland, including residents of Bay Village and Westlake.

The evening’s menu features a soup/salad course with a choice of tomato bell pepper bisque, mista salad or Caesar salad and the following entrée selections: penne al vodka with shrimp and sun-dried tomatoes; Jamaican jerk chicken with black beans and rice, tropical fruit salsa and pineapple vinaigrette; cornmeal-dusted Norwegian salmon with orange, fennel, haricot vert, brown basmati and citrus-pommery vinaigrette; grilled hanger steak and mashed potatoes, baby arugula, roasted tomatoes and artichokes with balsamic syrup. For dessert, diners can choose between triple chocolate tart, crème brûlée, or lemon and mascarpone tart with raspberries.

Cost is $35 per person, excluding alcoholic beverages and gratuity. Coffee, tea and soft drinks are included. Players will donate 25 percent of food sales that evening to NCHM. 

Reservations can be made by calling Players on Madison at 216-226-5200. Players is located at 14523 Madison Ave., in Lakewood.

Jeanine Gergel

Jeanine Gergel is Development Director at North Coast Health Ministry, a free clinic serving Greater Cleveland's West Shore area, including Bay Village and Westlake.

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Volume 4, Issue 13, Posted 9:55 AM, 06.26.2012